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Dundas Aqueduct, Winsley

Description: Dundas Aqueduct

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314745

OS Grid Reference: ST7846862530
OS Grid Coordinates: 378468, 162530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3614, -2.3106

Location: Winsley, Wiltshire BA2 7BL

Locality: Winsley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7BL

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Listing Text


3/297 Dundas Aqueduct


Aqueduct carrying Kennet and Avon Canal over River Avon, c1805, by John Rennie. Ashlar, monumental classical with rusticated arch over the river framed by paired giant pilasters. Elliptical flanking arches with battered curved plain ashlar revetments beyond, the revetments with pilaster each side. Overall monumental Doric cornice with triglyph frieze, cornice broken forward over pilasters. In frieze over main arch each side is bronze plaque in raised frame, said to have inscriptions, added 1828, to Charles Dundas M.P., chairman of the canal company and to John Thomas, chief engineer. Top parapet, pierced with balusters over revetment walls.
Also listed as item 7/146 on list for Monkton Combe C.P., Avon.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: ST7846862530

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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